Grace gives Unipol PP technology Yuntianhua subsidiary in China

Grace gives Unipol PP technology to Yuntianhua subsidiary in China

7:08 AM, 28th April 2015
Grace gives Unipol PP technology to Yuntianhua subsidiary in China

COLUMBIA, US: Chemical company W. R. Grace & Co said it will provide its Unipol ® polypropylene (PP) technology to Yunnan Yuntianhua PetroChemical Co Ltd for a new PP production facility in Anning Yunnan, China.

With an expected opening in 2017, the new enterprise plans to purchase propylene from the PetroChina Yuannan refinery and build a unit that will produce polypropylene at a rate of 150 kta or kilotonnes per year. Yunnan Yuntianhua PetroChemical is a new subsidiary of Yuntianhua Group Co Ltd, the largest chemical company in Kunming, Yunnan Province.

“We’re delighted with the pace at which the Unipol ® PP technology is being adopted in this growing market. Not only is the technology reliable, but it can also be implemented with low investment and operating cost, is easy to operate and will produce state-of-the-art PP products. With Yunnan Yuntianhua PetroChemical, our focus, as always, will be on customer service,” said Al Beninati, president, Grace catalysts technologies.

“We are pleased to partner with Grace, the world’s leading independent PP technology licensor and catalyst producer. Their Unipol ® PP process technology offers us the most advanced PP product capability available. We are building a facility that will produce world-class products and believe this agreement aligns with our goals for achieving optimum productivity and performance,” said Jiang Ling, deputy general manager, Yuntianhua.

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